HC Deb 02 May 1995 vol 259 c171 3.30 pm
Mr. Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield)

On a point of order, Madam Speaker. Can you advise me of the implications for the procedure of the House of research published today indicating that Ministers appointed by the present Prime Minister or the previous Prime Minister hold a total of 125 directorships and 30 consultancies?

Madam Speaker

That is not a point of order. The hon. Gentleman ought to table a question to seek information of that nature.

Mr. Hugh Bayley (York)

On a point of order, Madam Speaker. I seek your guidance, because I believe that the Prime Minister inadvertently misled the House when he suggested that the rate of growth under the last Labour Government was lower than under this Conservative Government. While the Conservatives have been in office, growth—

Madam Speaker

Order. That is not a point of order. The House must get accustomed to what points of order are all about. If the hon. Gentleman wants to correct the Prime Minister, the Order Paper is available for him to do so.